Definition of acquaintanceship in English:

acquaintanceship

noun

  • See acquaintance

    • ‘But, given her long acquaintanceship with him, it is extraordinary that she should have been so detached from the case for such a misjudgement to have occurred.’
    • ‘I've had sort of passing acquaintanceship with a few of them.’
    • ‘These relationships can be between friends, romantic partners, or just a passing acquaintanceship.’
    • ‘Actually I have not often found it necessary to break off a net acquaintanceship.’
    • ‘So many acquaintanceships start via the medium of computers and then develop in the flesh that it seems to me sometimes to be the only ‘proper’ way to do things.’

Pronunciation

acquaintanceship

/əˈkweɪntənsʃɪp/